Perfect conditions for Kookaburra Loppet

Kookaburra Loppet

The annual Kookaburra Loppet was held under “perfect conditions” on Sunday, January 11, according to Sun Peaks Nordic Club coach Christopher Nicolson. Nicolson said the event attracted around 80 competitors from as far as 100 Mile House, Williams Lake, Clearwater, Vernon, Salmon Arm and Kamloops for the 2 kilometre, 5 km, 15 km, and 30 km … [Read more...]

Historic win for Kiwis in Family Cup

Family Cup (1)

The New Zealand team claimed a surprising, though deserved, victory in the 2015 Sun Peaks Family Cup, breaking a five-year winning streak by Australia, and marking the first time a team besides Australia or Canada has won the prestigious trophy. The 2015 Family Cup race was held on Saturday, Jan. 10, and attracted more than 90 competitors from … [Read more...]

Garden Rail Jam this Sunday

Garden Rail Jam - File Photo

The Oronge Board Shop Garden Rail Jam is set to return to Sun Peaks on Sunday, Jan. 25, for an afternoon of shredding sure to build stoke for competitors and spectators. Kent “Koach” Thiessen, co-owner of Oronge Board Shop, said the event had been a highlight for local competitors for many years. “It’s a progressive rail jam. It’s about pushing … [Read more...]